Francois Vandensteene

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10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

Grilled Chicken on a Stick with Alabama White Barbecue Sauce From 'Down South'

Mayonnaise probably isn't the first ingredient you think of when you hear the words "barbecue sauce." It might even be the last thing that crosses your mind (especially if you're not a coleslaw-on-pulled-pork kind of person). Yet the creamy condiment is, in fact, the main ingredient in Alabama …

Lavender, Lemon, and Honey Spatchcocked Roast Chicken Recipe

Spatchcocking the chicken means it roasts more quickly, and stays juicier for it. I make a simple, Provence-inspired compound butter full of lavender blossoms, thyme leaves, lemon, honey, and olive oil. Rub this all over a salted and peppered spatchcocked chicken, and roast at 400 degrees for …

Whole Wheat Ciabatta - No-Knead Whole Wheat "Slipper" Bread Recipe

Herbed Chicken Thighs Roasted in a Paper Bag

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A dish to start before work -- and finish quickly when you're home.</i><p>Combo alert!<p>I am about to tell you about a sort-of weird technique mixed with make-it-before-work ease.<p>…

Recipes

How to Make Meringues with Any Amount of Leftover Egg Whites

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Don't throw away leftover egg whites -- make meringues with whatever you've got, no recipe needed.</i><p>When you make lemon curd or crème brûlée, you save the leftover egg …

Dessert

Vietnamese Pho Pressure Cooker

Vietnamese Pho Pressure Cooker – Paleo Friendly<p>posted by<p>It’s been a loooong time since I’ve made home made pho – much too long! Normally I make beef …

Cooking

Irish Pork Stew Recipe - Pork Stewed with Guinness Beer and Vegetable - St. Patrick's Day Recipe

Cuban-Style Skirt Steak + 5 Tips for a Better Sear

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The secret to the perfect pan-seared steak? It's all about the sizzle.</i><p>I won't lie to you -- I like steak. To be specific, I …

BBQ

Marinated Collard Green Salad with Sausage and Gruyère Grits

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Cheesy grits and sausage, with raw collards for lift.</i><p>Collard greens are quickly associated with long cooking times that slowly nudge the greens towards tenderness. …

Cooking

Oatmeal: It's Not Just for Breakfast

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: How to change up your oatmeal game.</i><p>I think that you should put cheese on your oatmeal, …

Breakfast

Plumped Ginger Caramel Shrimp

If there is one recipe in this book guaranteed to have your family moaning with gratitude, this is it. After eating these shrimp a five-year-old has …

Char Siu Ketchup Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 cup ketchup3 tablespoons hoisin sauce2 tablespoons honey1 tablespoon soy sauce1 teaspoon dry sherry1/2 teaspoon five spice powder<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Whisk together together ketchup, hoisin, honey, soy sauce, sherry, and five spice powder in a small bowl. Use immediately …

Barbecue Ketchup Recipe

Taking a cue from Kansas City barbecue sauce, this ketchup delivers the sweet tang with a little heat, without being overwhelmingly strong.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 cup ketchup2 tablespoons dark brown sugar1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1 tablespoon molasses2 teaspoons hot sauce2 …

Sriracha Ketchup Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 cup ketchup2 tablespoons sriracha1 tablespoon honey2 teaspoons freshly squeezed juice from 1 lime2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves1 teaspoon rice vinegar<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Whisk together ketchup, sriracha, honey, lime juice, cilantro, and vinegar in a …

Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 cup ketchup6 tablespoons finely chopped roasted red peppers2 teaspoons freshly minced garlic (about 2 medium cloves)2 teaspoons sherry vinegar1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Whisk together ketchup, red peppers, garlic, vinegar, and smoked paprika in a small …

Sweet and Sour Ketchup Recipe

Pineapple juice provides the fruity note of a classic Chinese-American sweet and sour sauce whose balance is a mix between brown sugar and rice vinegar.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 cup ketchup2 tablespoons pineapple juice2 tablespoons brown sugar1 tablespoon rice vinegar1 tablespoon soy …

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How to Make Alcoholic Ginger Beer from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Community Manager Catherine Lamb shows you how to make alcoholic ginger beer with everyday kitchen staples. Cheers to you!</i><p>There are two …

Compress

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken With Creamy Cilantro Sauce From 'Kitchen Confidence'

As <b>Kelsey Nixon</b> writes in her new cookbook, <i>Kitchen Confidence</i>, roast chicken was one of the first meals she learned how to make. Her mother gave her the basics, and she has tweaked the seasoning over time. This Moroccan-inspired version is infused with a plethora of warm spices. Nixon whips up a …

Baileys Irish Cream Pancakes Recipe

These fluffy, tender, and boozy pancakes give real meaning to "top o' the mornin to ya".<p><b>Notes:</b> Cake flour can get easily packed if you measure with a cup. For best results, scale out the flour or gently spoon the flour into the cup. If the first pancake is too thick, gently stir in a tablespoon or …

Perugia’s Prime Suspect

The Italian police may have had their reasons for holding 20-year-old American Amanda Knox in connection with the “extreme sex” murder last November of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher: her callous reaction, changing story, and unsettling MySpace page among them. What they don’t seem to have …

Jerk Chicken Wings - Spicy Jamaican Jerk Hot Wings Recipe

How to Make Monkey Bread

I like food that’s casual, a bit messy, and fun to eat with your hands—and monkey bread just happens to fit perfectly into all of these categories.<p>If you’ve never had the pleasure, monkey bread is a sweet bread made of little balls of yeasted dough rolled in butter and spiced sugar, then baked in a …

Baking

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Avocado Toast: New "It" Food?

It’s official: Sliced, smashed, or spread, avocado is the trendiest toast topper to date. The ridiculously simple combination is popping up in …

Breakfast

Photographer’s Project to Find the Average Face of Women from Each Country

Is it possible to determine what the average face of a nationality looks like?<p>Using photos of women across 41 countries, a photographer has merged …

Photography